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Green Quotations

"It's not easy being green."

- Kermit The Frog

"One of the best things that we can do to make buildings 'sustainable' is to make them last a long time. One of the best things that we can do to make buildings last a long time (in addition to building them well) is to make them beautiful."

- Robert Bolman

"The only way to keep life out of a viable niche is to make the niche un-viable."

- Topher Belknap

"Water is like Einstein !"

- David Eisenberg

"The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run."

- Henry David Thoreau

"The earth is full, we carve out a place for ourselves only at the expense of, and through the blood of others."

- Topher Belknap

"The balance of nature is ... a complex, precise, and highly integrated system of relationships between living things which cannot be safely ignored any more than the law of gravity can be defied with impunity by a man perched on the edge of a cliff."

- Rachel Carson

"He [a waste management expert] also admitted that wastewater treatment plants only keep a two week supply of chlorine, because it is such a dangerous chemical."

- Joseph Jenkins

"Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well-informed just to be undecided about them."

- Laurence J. Peter